Chainway - C72 RFID
Handheld UHF RFID Reader

The Chainway C72 is an Android rugged mobile computer. It features a powerful processor, an 8Ah battery and superb UHF RFID read/write capability. The C72 can be equipped with the R2000 linear or circular polarized antenna, enabling it to read tags in bulk from a long distance. This capability makes the C72 ideal for deployment in asset management, retail, warehousing, fleet management, etc.


  • Durable Design
  • High Performance UHF RFID Reader/Writer
  • Android 8.1 or 11
  • 5.2" Screen
  • 1.5m drop to concrete
  • 13MP Rear Camera
  • 12 Month Return to Base Warranty with extended Maintenance options


Physical Characteristics
Length 164.2mm
Width 80 mm
Depth 24.3mm
Weight 654g
Environmental Specifications
Operating Temperature -20C to 50C
Storage Temperature -40C to 70C
Humidity 0 to 95% Non-Condensing
Drop Spec. 1.5m drop to concrete
Tumble Spec. 1000 0.5m tumbles at room temperature
ESD 15 kV air discharge, 8 kV direct discharge
Ingress Protection IP65
Processor Cortex-A53 2.5 GHz Octa-core
Memory 3 GB +32 GB (optional 4GB + 64GB)
Expansion Micro SD card slot, up to 128 GB
Display 5.2 inch, 1920 x 1080 high resolution
Touch Panel Corning Gorilla Glass multi-touch panel (gloves and wet hands supported)
Camera 13MP, Rear Facing
Keys 4 front keys, s, 1 power key, 2 scan keys, 1 multifunctional key
Battery 8000mAh LiPo
Audio Speaker, 2 Microphones
Sensors Gravity sensor, Light sensor, Proximity Sensor
Sensors G-Sensor/Proximity Sensor/Light Sensor
Reader Options
Barcode Choice of:
1D: Zebra SE965, or Honeywell N4313
2D: Zebra SE4710, SE4750 or SE4750MR, or Honeywell N6603
UHF RFID CM2000-1 module based on Impinj Indy R2000
EPC C1 GEN2 / ISO18000-6C. 920-925 MHz
Circular polarization (4dBi), linear polarization(1.8dBi)
1 W (30 dBm, +5 dBm to +30 dBm adjustable)
Up to 15 m (circular) Up to 7 m (linear)
NFC Optional
Bluetooth Bluetooth v2.1+EDR, 3.0+HS, v4.1+HS
WiFi IEEE802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4G/5G dual-band
WWAN 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
3G: B1,B2,B4,B5,B8
4G: B1,B2,B3,B4,B5,B7,B8,B12,B17,B20,B25,B40,B66
Ordering Information and Pricing
Part Number Model Number Description RRP
[A] Chainway C72
[B] Peripherals
CRD-72-SCC Single Dock Charging Cradle, Type C cable only $99.00 C3
[C] Accessories
RB-C72-RR Rugged Boot includes RFID module $33.00 C3
TRG-C72-PG Pistol Grip only $55.00 C3
SP-C7X Screen Protector $11.00 C3